NAHUNTA — Lonnie Douglas, 53 of Nahunta, passed away early Sunday morning, May 31, 2020, at his residence following a short illness. Born in Bartow, Fla., his parents are the late Virgil Douglas and Margaret “Bearden” Douglas of Nahunta. Douglas was a heavy equipment operator for T.E. Consolidated and attended the Whosoever Baptist Church. He loved putting puzzles together, fishing, and spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Tammy Ilera Douglas of Nahunta; three sons and daughters-in-law, Lonnie and Paige Douglas, and Shawn and Becca Douglas all of Raybon, and Shane and Kaycee Douglas of Waycross, two daughters and sons-in-law, Shalonda and Virgil Embery of Brunswick, and Margaret and Eddie Middleton of Raybon; 19 grandchildren, Landon Douglas, Laison Douglas, Abel Douglas, Jonathan Douglas, Jayden Douglas, Loretta Douglas, Jake Douglas, Lindesey Cooner, Kellie Baker, Kayla Embery, Logan Embery, Bailey Embery, Macee Middleton, Ella Middleton, Paislee Middleton, Easton Douglas and Weston Douglas; and two grandchildren on the way; his mother, Margaret “Bearden” Douglas of Nahunta; a sister and brother-in-law; Tanya Douglas Causey (Colin) of Nahunta; three sisters-in-law and four brothers-in-law; also, several nieces, nephews, and other relatives, and a host of friends. No services will be held at this time. Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at